What is Bitter Orange Extract in Hunan Nutramax Inc.?
Bitter orange, also known as Seville orange, sour orange, bigarade orange, and marmalade orange, refers to a citrus tree (Citrus aurantium) and its fruit. It is hybrid between Citrus maxima and Citrus reticulata. Many varieties of bitter orange are used for their essential oil, which is used in perfume and as a flavoring. The Seville orange variety is used in the production of marmalade.
Bitter orange is also employed in herbal medicine as a stimulant and appetite suppressant. The active ingredient, synephrine, has been linked to a number of deaths, and consumer groups advocate avoiding medicinal use of the fruit
Where will Bitter Orange Extract be uesed to?
1) As a dietary supplement designed to support calorie burning (thermogenesis) and resulting weight loss. 2) It also helps to clean the blood and has been reported to dissolve kidney stones. 3) Synephrine is a stimulant, similar to caffeine, it is thought to have similar effects in terms of providing an energy boost, suppressing appetite and increasing metabolic rate and caloric expenditure.